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Drone Near An Ohio Hospital Delays ER Helicopter Landing

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August 28, 2014

Officials at a southwest Ohio hospital say a drone flying near the building delayed the landing of an emergency medical helicopter for nine minutes.

Family Of Walmart Shooting Victim To Meet With Fed. Prosecutor

John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store earlier this month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
28, 2014

The parents of a man fatally shot by police inside a Dayton-area Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor Thursday to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe.

Retirement Community Reflects On Legionella Outbreak 1 Year Later

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August 28, 2014

Leaders of a Central Ohio retirement community where six residents died last year from Legionnaires’ disease work to prevent any new outbreak.

Four Killed In Northeast Ohio Plane Crash

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26, 2014

Police say a plane has crashed shortly after takeoff at a regional airport, killing four people about 15 miles northeast of Cleveland.

Home Health Workers Report Lag In Getting Paid

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August 25, 2014

Some home-health workers say there’s been a lag in getting paid under an Ohio plan to coordinate care for the state’s sickest and most expensive residents.

Saunders Park Area Residents Await Columbus Clean Up Decision

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A portion of Saunders Park on Columbus' near east side is fenced off after reports of contaminants in soil.
22, 2014

Columbus residents adjacent to Saunders Park on the near east side await a decision on park clean-up. But, it appears they’ll have a long wait.

Cancer Researchers Put Hope In Stem Cells

Researchers think tumors are spurred on by a certain group of cells known as “cancer stem cells.”
21, 2014

Researchers are gathering in Cleveland for a conference on what one doctor calls “the fundamental reason that we can’t cure cancer today.”

Health Officials: 2 Ohioans Have West Nile Virus

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West Nile Virus is transmitted by mosquitos
August 20, 2014

Ohio health officials have confirmed that two women have been hospitalized with the West Nile virus in state’s first human cases.

Land Owners Join Ohio Child Cancer Cluster Suit

17, 2014

The owners of polluted land in northern Ohio are joining a civil lawsuit filed by families whose children have been among dozens sickened in a cancer cluster. The group’s lawsuit against Whirlpool Corp. links the company’s washing machine factory in the northern Ohio city of Clyde to the cancer cases. Benton Harbor, Michigan-based Whirlpool says [...]

Health Coverage In Jeopardy For 6,000 Ohioans

Thousands of Ohioans stand to lose health care coverage
August 16, 2014

The federal government says about 6,000 Ohioans who signed up for the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act soon to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status.